Conservationists have demonstrated that legalised trade and commercial breeding of wild animals stimulates demand, encourages poachers and smugglers and ultimately pushes species towards extinction in the wild. A new study supports this view.
The Smithsonian, national zoo of the USA, gave chicken broth to lions and tigers infected with COVID-19 after refusing meat
How did America end up with the world’s largest tiger population? With few requirements for ownership, virtually anyone can own, breed or sell them.
The Smithsonian national zoo reported six African lions, two Amur tigers and a Sumatran tiger tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday. The zoo says animal keepers noticed a decrease in appetite, sneezing, lethargy and coughing in several lions and tigers last week. It tested fecal samples, which showed presumptive positive test results. It’s been noted that the final results will
Anya, a Racine Zoo Amur tiger, dies from complications during routine exam - with the check on bloodwork an injections for her arthritis.